Kawathe Village, with population of 7184 is Shirur sub district's the 6th most populous village, located in Shirur sub district of Pune district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Kawathe village is 58 km2 and it is the 2nd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 124 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Shirur and distance from Kawathe village to Shirur is 28 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Kawathe village is 412218. Shirur is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 28 km. District head quarter of the village is Pune which is 63 km away. 4.66 square kilometer (8%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.


The village is home to 7184 people, among them 3637 (51%) are male and 3547 (49%) are female. 92% of the whole population are from general caste, 6% are from schedule caste and 3% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kawathe village is 12%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are 1392 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kawathe

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 7,184 6,584 408 192 846
Male 3,637 3,330 208 99 463
Female 3,547 3,254 200 93 383

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 975 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 977, in schedule caste is 962 and in schedule tribe is 939. There are 827 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village.


Total 4910 people in the village are literate, among them 2732 are male and 2178 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kawathe is 77%. 86% of male and 69% of female population are literate here.

Workers profile

Kawathe has 56% (4004) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 54% female population are working population. 58% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 0% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 53% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kawathe

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 56 55 0 44
Male 58 58 0 42
Female 54 53 1 47